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Parent Transferring materials concerning The Tripartite Pact and The Anti-Comintern Pact
Date 19 September 1947
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 5
Folder General Memoranda and Reports from September 1947
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
The Anti-Comintern Pact Allied conspiratorial relations of Japan with Hitlerite Germany and fascist Italy played an important role in planning and executing Japanese aggression against the Soviet Union. These relations were widely used by Japan in attaining her criminal aggressive aims against the U.S.S.R. The anti-comintern Pact was directed first and foremost against the U.S.S.R. Exhibits No, No. 485, 36, 480. In her relations with Japan at least from 19345 to 1937 the Soviet Union had against herself a bloc of states Hitlerite Germany, fascist Italy and imperialist Japan proclaiming common aims as regards the Soviet Union. ?Ç£. . . .Soviet Russia has to consider the fact that she has to face both Japan and Germany. . . . ?Ç£ It was said by Arita the Japanese foreign minister at the meeting of the Privy Council on occasion of the conclusion of the anti-comintern Pact (Exh. No. 485). And it was really so. Already in a year it was necessary to say that the Soviet Union